How do we know about Prehistoric Britain?

In this lesson, we will be going back in time millions of years to learn all about the earliest humans! As well as exploring the different species of human and how they migrated out of Africa, we will learn all about the clues that help us know more about the distant past.

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How do we know about Prehistoric Britain?

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Q1.When did Homo sapiens first evolve?

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Q2.During the prehistoric period, early humans wrote lots of things down. This evidence helps us to learn about prehistory.

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Q3.Scientists believe that humans first evolved in:

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Q4.Which of these early humans do scientists believe was the first to make and use stone tools?

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Q5.Match these jobs with their descriptions
Geneticist
Palaeontologist
Archaeologist

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

How do we know about Prehistoric Britain?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.When did Homo sapiens first evolve?

1/5

Q2.During the prehistoric period, early humans wrote lots of things down. This evidence helps us to learn about prehistory.

2/5

Q3.Scientists believe that humans first evolved in:

3/5

Q4.Which of these early humans do scientists believe was the first to make and use stone tools?

4/5

Q5.Match these jobs with their descriptions
Geneticist
Palaeontologist
Archaeologist

5/5

Lesson summary: How do we know about Prehistoric Britain?

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